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Why Emergency Funds Are Crucial
Why Emergency Funds Are Crucial

I have some money in the bank, so I don’t need an extra fund for emergencies. Sound familiar? Just because you have some money somewhere does not mean you are prepared for an unexpected event. “More than half of Americans (or 51 percent) have...

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How to Make 2022 Your Best Financial Year Yet
How to Make 2022 Your Best Financial Year Yet

It’s the New Year, and boy did time fly! With all the resolutions you may be setting, we wanted to add one more to your list if you haven’t already – finances. 2022 can be your year to focus on your finances which can go several different...

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New Year’s Resolution: Money Edition
New Year’s Resolution: Money Edition

If you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution, it’s always a good idea to consider focusing on your finances. Whether you’re looking for credit/savings-related resolutions or you’re simply trying to change your financial...

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Earning Extra Cash Over Winter Break
Earning Extra Cash Over Winter Break

If you’re a high school or college student, you most likely have a winter break to look forward to. If you don’t have many plans and like the idea of making some extra money during that time, this blog is for you. Keep reading to find out...

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Energy Saving Tips
Energy-Saving Tips for the Winter

Winter is approaching which means the temperatures are going to continue dropping. It may be tempting to crank up the heat, but that usually means much higher bills. This winter, make it a priority to save money on your electricity bills...

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Retirement
Saving for Retirement 101

Whether you’re in your early 20s or late 50s, it’s always a good idea to be reminded of the basics of saving for retirement. From when you should start to how much you should aim to save, we have the information you need...

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Frequently Asked Questions About CDs & IRAs
Frequently Asked Questions About CDs & IRAs

If you don’t know much about CDs or IRAs, today is your lucky day. American State Bank is answering a handful of questions you may have wondered so you have a better idea of what you’re getting into. Both CDs and IRAs are extremely...

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How Do I Pay Off My Debt?
How Do I Pay Off My Debt?

When it comes to paying off debt, it’s often the first step that’s the hardest. Rather than avoiding the situation and letting your debt pile up, it’s time to take action and make being debt-free a priority. Take the first...

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Saving Tips for College Students
Saving Tips for College Students

Before we know it, school will be back in session and high school graduates will be heading to college. Whether you have a year or two of college experience under your belt or are new to campus, learning how to save money is extremely important at this...

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Fun Savings Games for Kids
Fun Savings Games for Kids

Whether you have toddlers or teenagers, teaching your kids about the importance of saving money can begin at any age. Your little ones might not see finances as an appealing conversation topic, but there are lots of ways you can incorporate money lessons...

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